American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fall on Rock, Weather, New Hampshire, Rattlesnake Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, WEATHER New Hampshire, Rattlesnake Mountain On September 17, 1994, Leon Kaatz fell down a wet rock slab while trying ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Stranded, Greed, Exceeding Abilities, New Hampshire, Mount Meader
STRANDED, GREED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES New Hampshire, Mount Meader In October 1994, two youths (c. 18) spied some climbing gear on rappel stations ...
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1995
Falling Rock, No Hard Hat, New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff
FALLING ROCK, NO HARD HAT New Hampshire, Cannon Cliff On October 14, 1994, while ascending the talus slope below Cannon Cliff, a ...
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1995
Fall on Rock—Handhold Came Off, New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain, Whitney/Gilman Route
FALL ON ROCK—HANDHOLD CAME OFF New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain, Whitney/Gilman Route On October 30, 1994, two students and a White ...
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Accident Reports
1995
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PROBLEMS, FATIGUE
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, PROTECTION PRORLEMS, FATIGUE New York, Mohonk Preserve Shawangunks Fourteen incidents were reported in 1994, of which eight ...
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1995
Fall on Rock—Inadequate Protection on Rappel, No Hard Hat, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain
FALL ON ROCK—INADEQUATE PROTECTION ON RAPPEL, NO HARD HAT North Carolina, Crowders Mountain On January 16, 1994, Timothy Samartino (21) fell about 90 ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone and Unroped, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED North Carolina, Crowders Mountain On March 13, 1994, Shawn MacDonald (17) fell 80 feet to his death ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Equipment—Rope Diameter Too Small for Belay Device, North Carolina, Crowders Mountain, David's Castle
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—ROPE DIAMETER TOO SMALL FOR BELAY DEVICE North Carolina, Crowders Mountain, David’s Castle On ...
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1995
Fall/Slip on Ice, Unable to Self-Arrest, No Hard Hat, Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside Route
FALL/SLIP ON ICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, NO HARD HAT Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside Route On January 17, 1994, Kurt Pothast (20), Mike ...
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Accident Reports
1995
Fall on Ice, Unable to Self-Arrest, Placed No Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Fatigue, Oregon, Mount Hood, Leutholds Couloir
FALL ON ICE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, PLACED NO PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, FATIGUE Oregon, Mount Hood, Leutholds Couloir On June 3, 1994, a ...
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1995
Loss of Control—Voluntary Glissade, Poor Position, No Hard Hat, Exceeding Abilities, Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside Route
LOSS OF CONTROL—VOLUNTARY GLISSADE, POOR POSITION, NO HARD HAT, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Oregon, Mount Hood, Southside Route On June 12, 1994, Paul ...
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1995
Fall from Rappel, Unclipped From Safety Line, No Hard Hat, Oregon, Camp Baldwin
FALL FROM RAPPEL, UNCLIPPED FROM SAFETY LINE, NO HARD HAT Oregon, Camp Baldwin On July 6, 1994, Adam Clark (17) was teaching a ...
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1995
Fall on Snow, Falling into Crevasse—Snow Slide, Unable to Self-arrest, Exceeding Abilities
FALL ON SNOW, FALLING INTO CREVASSE—SNOW SLIDE, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, EXCEEDING ABILITIES Oregon, Mount Hood, Cooper Spur On July 23, 1994, ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Falling Rocks, Climbing Alone, Oregon, Mount Jefferson
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCKS, CLIMBING ALONE Oregon, Mount Jefferson On July 28, 1994, Larry Hermens (16) left Jefferson Park for a solo ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Oregon, Cascades of Oregon, Three Fingered Jack
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY Oregon, Cascades of Oregon, Three Fingered Jack On August 5, 1994, three of us (Katie, Lyn, and ...
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1995
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment—No Ice Axe, Poor Position—Attempted Short-Cut
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—NO ICE AXE, POOR POSITION— ATTEMPTED SHORT-CUT Oregon, Mount Jefferson, Southwest Ridge On August 6, 1994, Gabriella ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay, Inadequate Protection, Exceeding Abilities, Miscommunications, Oregon, Blue River, Flagstaff Climbing Area
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, MISCOMMUNICATIONS Oregon, Blue River, Flagstaff Climbing Area On September 17, 1994, I (Katie ...
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1995
Stranded, Rope Entangled on Rappel, Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap NRA, Mount Tammay
STRANDED, ROPE ENTANGLED ON RAPPEL Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap NRA, Mount Tammany On May 22, 1994, about 1230, Angelo Schembari (23) and Kristen Rawl (20) ...
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1995
Stranded, Unable to Retrieve Rappel Rope, Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap NRA, Mount Minsi
STRANDED, UNABLE TO RETRIEVE RAPPEL ROPE Pennsylvania, Delaware Water Gap NRA, Mount Minsi On August 27, 1994, at 2020, park dispatch received a ...
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1995
Falling Ice, Utah, Provo, Stairway to Heaven
FALLING ICE Utah, Provo, Stairway to Heaven On January 4, 1994, M.M. (33) and three companions had hiked to the base of ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Placed Inadequate Protection, Inadequate Belay, Utah, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Geronimo
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED INADEQUATE PROTECTION, INADEQUATE RELAY Utah, Rig Cottonwood Canyon, Geronimo On January 22, 1994, a climber (19) was on Geronimo (5.8) ...
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1995
Falls on Rock and Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Protection, Avalanche, etc., Washington—Various Locations
FALLS ON ROCK AND SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, AVALANCHE, ETC. Washington—Various Locations There were 18 accidents reported from ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Failure to Rappel—Rope Incorrectly Placed Through Figure Eight, West Virginia, New River Gorge NRA, Fern Point
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF RAPPEL—ROPE INCORRECTLY PLACED THROUGH FIGURE OF EIGHT West Virginia, New River Gorge NRA, Fern ...
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1995
Stranded, Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Exceeding Abilities, No Hard Hat, West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, Old Man's Route
STRANDED, FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXCEEDING ABILITIES, NO HARD HAT West Virginia, Seneca Rocks, Old Man’s Route On ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, West Virginia, New River Gorge NRA, Kaymoor Cliff
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION West Virginia, New River Gorge NRA, Kaymoor Cliff On June 19, 1994, a climber was “lead” ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Failure of Rappel—Knot Came Undone, No Hard Hat, West Virginia, Seneca Rocks
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF RAPPEL—KNOT CAME UNDONE, NO HARD HAT West Virginia, Seneca Rocks On October 12, 1994, Imtiaz Lalvi (32) ...
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1995
Various Falls on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inadequate Belays, Etc., Wisconsin, Devil's Lake State Park
VARIOUS FALLS ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INADEQUATE BELAYS, ETC. Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake State Park During 1994, seven climbing accidents were ...
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1995
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Poor Route Selection, Haste, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Teewinot
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, POOR ROUTE SELECTION, HASTE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Mount Teewinot On the afternoon ...
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1995
Fall on Snow, Inadequate Equipment, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Paintbrush Divide
FALL ON SNOW, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Paintbrush Divide On the afternoon of June 7, 1994, David Turk and ...
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1995
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Inadequate Equipment—No Ice Axe, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Garnet Canyon
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT—NO ICE AXE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Garnet Canyon On June 11, 1994, ...
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1995
Fall on Snow, Unable to Self-Arrest, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
FALL ON SNOW, UNABLE TO SELF-ARREST Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton Late on the afternoon of June 11, 1994, Mike ...
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1995
Stranded, Inadequate Knowledge of Route, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
STRANDED, INADEQUATE KNOWLEDGE OF ROUTE Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On the evening of June 21, 1994, the Teton County ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Protection Pulled Out, Inadequate Protection, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Irene's Arete
FALL ON ROCK, PROTECTION PULLED OUT, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Irene’s Arete In July of 1994, Scott ...
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1995
Stranded, Climbing Alone and Unroped (Party Separated), Exceeding Abilities, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Glencoe Spire
STRANDED, CLIMBING ALONE AND UNROPED (PARTY SEPARATED), EXCEEDING ABILITIES Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Glencoe Spire On July 20, 1994, a member ...
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1995
Fall on Rock, Unroped, Inadequate Protection, No Hard Hat, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton On August 13, 1994, Arnold Schmidt and Patrick Dennis (39) were ...
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1995
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Middle Teton On August 13, 1994, Arnold Schmidt and Patrick Dennis (39) were ...
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1995
Stranded, Off Route, Rappel Anchor Failures—Inadequate Protection, Fall on Rock, Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton
STRANDED, OFF ROUTE, RAPPEL ANCHOR FAILURES—INADEQUATE PROTECTION, FALL ON ROCK Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Teton On August 18, 1994, ...
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1995
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table I
 Number of Accidents Reported Total Persons Involved Injured Fatalities         USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN USA CAN  1951 15  22  11  3   1952 31  35  17  13   1953 24  27  12  12   1954 31  41  31  8   1955 34  39  28  6   1956 46  72  54  13   1957 45  53  28  18   1958 32  39  23  11   1959 42 2 56 2 31 0 19 2  1960 47 4 64 12 37 8 19 4  1961 49 9 61 14 45 10 14 4  1962 71 1 90 1 64 0 19 1  1963 68 11 79 12 47 10 19 2  1964 53 11 65 16 44 10 14 3  1965 72 0 90 0 59 0 21 0  1966 67 7 80 9 52 6 16 3  1967 74 10 110 14 63 7 33 5  1968 70 13 87 19 43 12 27 5  1969 94 11 125 17 66 9 29 2  1970 129 11 174 11 88 5 15 5  1971 110 17 138 29 76 11 31 7  1972 141 29 184 42 98 17 49 13  1973 108 6 131 6 85 4 36 2  1974 96 7 177 50 75 1 26 5  1975 78 7 158 22 66 8 19 2  1976 137 16 303 31 210 9 53 6  1977 121 30 277 49 106 21 32 11  1978 118 17 221 19 85 6 42 10  1979 100 36 137 54 83 17 40 19  1980 191 29 295 85 124 26 33 8  1981 97 43 223 119 80 39 39 6  1982 140 48 305 126 120 43 24 14  1983 187 29 442 76 169 26 37 7  1984 182 26 459 63 174 15 26 6  1985 195 27 403 62 190 22 17 3  1986 203 31 406 80 182 25 37 14  1987 192 25 377 79 140 23 32 9  1988 156 18 288 44 155 18 24 4  1989 141 18 272 36 124 11 17 9  1990 136 25 245 50 125 24 24 4  1991 169 20 302 66 147 11 18 6  1992 175 17 351 45 144 11 43 6  1993 132 27 274 50 121 17 21 14  1994 158 25 335 58 131 25 27 5  Totals2 4347 653 7774 1442 3720 517 1059 228  1Correction from ...
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1995
Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table II
Geographical Districts 1951–1993 1994   Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved Number of Accidents Deaths Total Persons Involved  Canada  Alberta 304 95 653 18 3 45  British Columbia 243 95 531 6 2 11  ...
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Reported Mountaineering Accidents, Table III
TABLE III  1951–93 USA 1959–93 CAN. 1994 USA 1994 CAN.        Terrain      Rock 3141 367 112 17  Snow 1910 286 41 7  Ice 167 77 5 1  River 12 3 0 0  Unknown 22 6 0 0  Ascent or Descent      Ascent 2849 395 108 15  Descent 1740 265 49 9  Unknown 245 2 1 1  Immediate Cause      ...
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